Improvement in the operation of its ovens is enabling manufacturer Acrivarn to attract new customers.
Less blade wear and greater uptime of a billet mill saw are among the benefits from retrofitting an ABB motor and variable-speed drive (VSD) at Tata Steel’s Stocksbridge plant.
ABB variable-speed drives have helped a manufacturer of circlips cut production stoppages from typically three a week to none.
A wastewater treatment plant in Bradford is saving over £61,000 on energy costs following installation of ABB variable-speed drives on its re-circulation pumps.
Although variable-speed drives are most frequently associated with energy saving, they also continue to play a major role in improving the operation of a process or production line.
ABB automatic power factor correction technology has enabled McCain Foods to make more efficient use of the existing power network at its Scarborough site and avoid a major investment in new power infrastructure.
A specialist steel manufacturer in Rotherham is set to save £68,000 a year on the energy costs of pumping applications following the installation of five ABB ACS800 industrial drives.